APES 2012 Michelle Hoelzer Ch 13

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Places where competition for scarce water could trigger intense conflicts
One of the world’s largest water transfer projects that uses giant dams, pumps, and lined canals (aqueducts) to transport water from northern to southern California (3 words)
Sharply defined, dramatic subsidence
Upper surface of the zone of saturation (2 words)
Type of recharge where aquifers are replenished naturally by precipitation
Where all available pores in soil and rock in the Earth’s crust are filled by water (3 words)
Flat valley floor next to a stream channel
Slow or rapid sinking of part of the Earth’s crust that is not slope related
The most efficient way to deliver small amounts of water precisely to crops; also called Trickle Irrigation or Microirrigation (2 words)
Water that sinks into the soil and is stored in slowly flowing and slowly renew aquifer
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Uses high pressure to force saltwater through a membrane filter with pores small enough to remove the salt; also called Microfiltration (2 words)
Heats saltwater until it evaporates (leaving behind salts in solid form) and condenses as freshwater
The freshwater from precipitation and melted snow that flows across the Earth’s land surface and into lakes, wetlands, streams, rivers, estuaries, and the oceans (2 words)
A prolonged period in which precipitation is at least 70% lower than average and evaporation is higher than normal in a particular area
Exit points where groundwater from aquifers flows out of the ground onto land or onto lake bottoms
Precipitation that does not infiltrate the ground or return to the atmosphere by evaporation (2 words)
Porous, water-saturated layers of sand, gravel, or bedrock that can yield an economically significant amount of water
Land area that delivers water, sediment, and dissolved substance via small streams to a major stream; also called drainage basin
Purification of salt water or brackish (slightly salty) water by removal of dissolved salts

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